Sal Vulcano Biography

Sal Vulcano is an American comedian, actor, and producer. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about his life.

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Birthday: November 6, 1976

Nationality: American

Famous: Actors American Men

Age: 43 Years, 43 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Scorpio

Also Known As: Salvatore Edward Anthony Vulcano

Born in: Staten Island, New York City, New York, USA

Famous as: Comedian, Producer, Actor

Height: 5'8" (173 cm), 5'8" Males

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siblings: Jenna Vulcano

City: New York City, Staten Island, New York

U.S. State: New Yorkers

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education: Monsignor Farrell High School, St. John’s University

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Sal Vulcano is an American comedian, actor, and producer who rose to fame with the comedy TV show, ‘Impractical Jokers.’ He is also a member of the popular comedy troupe, ‘The Tenderloins,’ who are the creators, producers, writers and stars of the, ‘Impractical Jokers.’ In his own words, “We are not actors doing pranks, we’re legitimately four best friends who are doing what we’ve always done, but with cameras.” ‘The Tenderloins’ was formed by Vulcano and his childhood friends, Mike Boccio, James Murray and Joe Gatto in 1999. His first big break happened when he participated in, and ultimately went on to win the NBC comedy show, ‘It’s Your Show,’ hosted by Carson Daly. Making millions laugh everyday with his group’s improvisational comedy show, ‘Impractical Jokers,’ is no easy task but Sal Vulcano manages to do it as he is wedded to his job! He is the most popular of their group and also has his own podcast.

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  • Sal Vulcano began his career in the 1990s as an improvisational comedian, actor, producer, and scriptwriter. He is the co-founder of the very popular live improv and sketch comedy troupe, ‘The Tenderloins,’ which also includes three of his very close childhood friends, Mike Boccio, James Murray and Joe Gatto. He had first met these three in Monsignor Farrell High School where their similar tastes for improv and drama brought them together. They also began hosting a podcast, ‘The Tenderloins Podcast’ in April, 2012.
  • His first breakthrough occurred when he participated in the NBC Comedy Show, ‘It’s Your Show,’ hosted by Carson Daly. He won the show and that’s when he started getting recognized as a talented comedian!
  • Following his dream of starting his own TV show, he soon tasted success with the ‘Impractical Jokers,’ in which he was the co-creator along with Joe Gatto, James Murray and Brian Quinn. The show first aired on December 15, 2011 on TruTV and follows the four friends as they aim to complete dares, failing which a punishment is given. Hidden cameras are placed in strategic positions to capture their antics!
  • Needless to say, the hidden camera practical-joke reality series was a huge hit with the audience and is currently airing in its sixth season. Recently, TruTV announced that it has been renewed for a seventh season as well.
Personal Life:
  • Salvatore Edward Anthony Vulcano was born on November 6, 1976 in Staten Island, New York City, New York.His parents divorced when he was young. He also has a sibling, Jenna Vulcano who has appeared in a few episodes—three to be exact—of his show, ‘Impractical Jokers.’ All the episodes involve her being seen in intimate situations with the other three jokers. This usually served as the punishment for the unfinished dares of Sal Vulcano, much to his chagrin!
  • He studied in Monsignor Farrell High School and graduated in the year 1994. This was where he met his childhood friends, Mike Boccio, James Murray and Joe Gatto in religion class, in his freshman year. He then joined St. John’s University and graduated with a degree in finance in the year 1998.
  • Sal Vulcano is not married as yet and many would say that he is wedded to his job of being a full-time comedian! On a live program, Vulcano came out and admitted he was gay but later on, confessed that he just said that to support his friend, James Murray, who came out as well.
  • He has also co-written a book about ‘Impractical Jokers,’ named after the show itself. The book has been co-authored by the other three jokers as well.
  • Vulcano’s net worth is estimated to be somewhere around $400k and the book too is bringing in a reasonable amount of revenue in addition to his earnings as a comedian.

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